Fitness

Give Your Goals a Punch – Single Dad, Parents Article

By: Coach, on February 21, 2020 Yes, a real punch! Many gyms across the country have some form of heavy bag or punching bag. Many of us ignore them either from nervousness or from not knowing how it could help us. If you are worried about using a bag in public, they are carried by most sporting good chains and priced affordably. Here are some benefits you should know. High IntensityIf you have been using HIIT workouts in your exercise,…

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The Battle Rope Work – Home Gym Time – Single Dad, Parents Article

By: Team Development 3, on February 6, 2020 If you have not yet experienced the burn from a battle rope workout, you have missed out on a fun, exciting way to burn some calories. Many gyms now have them and avid weight workouts have started to include battle ropes. What are these ropes? This equipment is not a fad. Using it can provide a total body workout and could be just the change in pace your routine needs to keep…

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Couch to OK… – broke-single-dad – Single Dad, Parents Article

Let me begin with a disclaimer. I’m not what you would call a slouch. I like exercise. I’ve grown up around it and I’m vocal about the benefits of maintaining health and wellbeing through exercise. Recently, I have been a bit of a slouch. In a way, I forgot the golden rule that exercise serves to callous an individual against most of life’s stresses and strains. Instead, I gave in to those stresses and strains. Both exercise and diet suffered.…

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…And breathe… – broke-single-dad – Single Dad, Parents Article

I never fail to marvel at the complexities of the human body; especially my own. Over the past two or three months, I have been suffering. A nagging tightness in the chest that began to radiate. This eventually caused headaches and dizziness, but it was not too long before pain and discomfort spread to my left arm. I have rudimentary medical training. It comes with what I do. I suspected cardiovascular issues, but in a ridiculous act of fear induced…

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Limited Time to Exercise? Some Time Management Talk – Single Dad, Parents Article

By: Coach, on January 23, 2020 If you ever found yourself wishing there were more hours in the day, you are not alone. Are you overwhelmed because your to-do list continues to grow steadily? Do you feel like it is nearly impossible to make time for a work out for even 5 minutes a day? Time management can come in here to help. We are always going to have a big list of things to do. The trick is to…

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When hope isn’t enough. – broke-single-dad – Single Dad, Parents Article

Something’s going on and I’m not sure what. About two months ago (maybe more) my body started to feel differently. When I say my body, I mean my chest. When I say my chest, I mean, the area where my heart is. I really couldn’t think of a better way to write that.. In the tail end of the last year, things started to really ramp up in both my personal and professional life. I changed roles in my workplace…

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It’s such a hard life – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent. – Single Dad, Parents Article

Time for some random words. Subservient Tudor Expect Discipline Chaperone Accused Suspicious Breadwinner Complicated Stereotypical Shakespeare Elizabethan A few beauties from this weeks school spelling test. Is this really a level playing field for kids with dyslexia. I remember joking that in a few months he will have to learn the spellings of dinosaurs. Dinosaurs like Micropachycephalosaurus. Well the way these spellings are going I’m not ruling it out now. A bit of a test day today for me. Trying…

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Home Fitness 411 – Home Gym Time – Single Dad, Parents Article

By: Coach, on December 20, 2019 If you are ready to commit to a leaner, fitter and healthier you? Why not consider working out from home? Here are 10 benefits of selecting a home workout routine: Save TimeNot having enough time is the most common excuse people use to avoid working out. Working out at home means you save time by not having to drive anywhere and allows for more time to be spent exercising instead of traveling. Bad weather…

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Pink – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent. – Single Dad, Parents Article

Colour hanging grimly on in Yorkshire. This is an oasis surrounded by unremitting greyness. Truly dreadful weather day. The wind has been blowing horizontal rain at the back door all day. Currently on the third towel trying to keep the utility room dry. It’s a bit of a losing battle. Let’s hope it’s the only losing battle today. I went to vote straight after the morning’s school run. Let’s leave it as that. Tomorrow will either be a hopeful post…

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Smart Budgeting this Holiday Season – Single Dad, Parents Article

By: Coach, on December 5, 2019 For many of us, the whole holiday season can be an emotional and stressful time and our budgets can be a bit tighter than usual. Holiday travel, holiday meals, presents for friends and family, and don’t forget to do something for yourself. Stop the stress this year, we have some tips that can help save money and give your budget new freedom. Ditch the gym membership… Have you seen Beachbody on Demand? Instead of…

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